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Spicy Butternut Soup Recipe and a rendition of N’kosi Sikeleli | Aubrey Ngcungama

Not only does Aubrey expertly guide you through his Spicy Butternut Soup recipe but he also puts on a singing display with the Zulu verse of the South African National Anthem.

Is there no end to this man’s talent?

This recipe is a pretty good one too with no shortage of herbs & spices to really set this soup apart from the rest.

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Spicy Butternut Soup Recipe | Aubrey Ngcungama

Serving: 4 | Prep: 10 min | Cooking: 45 min


Butternut 2
Vegetable Stock 1.5 L
Onions 2
Garlic Cloves 2
Red Onion 1
Coriander 1 teaspoon
Chilli Flakes
Nutmeg 1 teaspoon
Fresh Thyme 3 sprig
Orange 1
Medium Dry Sherry 1 dash
Cream 250 ml



1 . Peel & Chop up the butternut
2 . Chop up the onions
3 . Chop up the garlic
4 . Chop up the red onion

1 . Bring enough stock to the boil to cover the butternut
2 . Simmer for 30 min
3 . When ready drain with a colander into a bowl, keep the stock
4 . Put the butternut aside and return the pot to the stove
5 . Add a little olive oil & butter
6 . Add the onions and saute until soft (not the red onions,caramlise them later)
7 . Add the garlic and cook for 1 minutes
8 . Add the coriander
9 . Add the chilli flakes
10 . Add the nutmeg
11 . Add the thyme
12 . Give it all a good stir
13 . Return the butternut to the pot
14 . Cook for a couple of minutes and mix it all together
15 . Heat up a frying pan with oil & butter and caramalise the red onions.
16 . Back to the butternut – Zest in the orange
17 . Add the Sherry
18 . Blend it all together
19 . Gradually ladle the stock back in while blending
20 . Pour in the cream and mix together
21 . Garnish with the red onions and a little cream

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